chicken lame in one leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dandrea, Jan 13, 2016.

  1. dandrea

    dandrea New Egg

    Jan 13, 2016
    This weekend I noticed my Barred Rock (about 18 months old) was limping. It has gotten worse and worse, and she can barely use her leg. I took a video of it, and I'll post it at the bottom. I examined her leg and foot and cannot find any obvious breaks or signs of infection anywhere. Any other ideas?

    Thank you!
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Spring Dreaming Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    It does appear to be painful, I would confine her to a smaller area to see if resting it will improve it, it appears to be a problem in the foot, she could have a fracture in a toe. Let her rest, and see if it improves.

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